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White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

Spicer's declaration was part of a longer answer about the arrest of an alleged leaker, but the comment comically ignores the fact that Donald Trump seems never to stop commenting on ongoing investigations, including the very real possibility that Trump may live-tweet former FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony on Thursday. Read More

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Operation Bluestar: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe

Operation Bluestar: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe

However, tension is gripping the city as the "parallel" jathedars are also expected to reach the Akal Takht, and apprehensions are that they may object to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh delivering address. Mann said that Gurbahcan was not fit for the post of head of Sikh Temporal seat and he should be removed forthwith. Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for the 1995 assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, has asked all political parties and religious ... Read More

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Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development

The report said in the 1970s and 1980s, 69 tobacco growing countries, mainly in Asia and Africa, experienced fuel wood shortages related to tobacco production that accelerated deforestation in those countries. Up to two-thirds of the 15 billion cigarettes sold daily are disposed of in the environment and cigarette butts account for 30-40% of all items collected in coastal and urban cleanups, the agency added. Read More

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Pharmacies to remain closed on May 30

Pharmacies to remain closed on May 30

Moreover the ministry should rather make doctors compulsory to register themselves with the portal and enter data related to prescribe drugs, he added. Retail chemist shop owners claim that selling medicines online makes it hard to verify drug quality, and makes sale of psychotropic substances easier. Read More

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Edmonton archbishop says Vatican should apologize for role in residential schools

Edmonton archbishop says Vatican should apologize for role in residential schools

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday where they discussed reconciliation with Canada's indigenous people. The official Vatican statement on the meeting between Trudeau and the pope did not include information on the apology. In a 2009 meeting with an Indigenous delegation from Canada that included Phil Fontaine, a residential school survivor and then-grand chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Pope Benedict expressed "sorrow" and ... Read More

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3 years of Modi - how has business landscape changed?

3 years of Modi - how has business landscape changed?

A vehicle carrying the prime minister , Union minister Nitin Gadkari, Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal and senior government officials then passed over it. "Government's decision to revoke import duty on wheat only harmed the farmers' interests", he said. He added: "At the completion of three years of the NDA government, I have decided to make this announcement for the agriculture sector as there are much possibilities, particularly for the youth of the ... Read More

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Gov. Scott Vetoes Marijuana Bill

Gov. Scott Vetoes Marijuana Bill

He and most of his peers already planned on returning for a veto session in late June to address the governor's concern over teacher health care. Second, I am asking for changes to more aggressively penalize consumption while driving , and usage in the presence of minors. Read More

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Retirement savings rule will not be delayed further

Retirement savings rule will not be delayed further

Acosta published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal late Monday announcing that his agency has found "no principled legal basis" to further delay an initial implementation date for the rule . The department said it would use the time to collect applicable information, including public comments, on the potential consequences of the rule. Trump ordered a review of the rule on February 3, with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer calling it "regulatory overreach" by the Labor ... Read More

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Pediatricians: No fruit juice before age 1

Pediatricians: No fruit juice before age 1

The new recommendations state that 100% fresh or reconstituted fruit juice can be a healthy part of the diet of children older than one year when consumed as part of a well- balanced diet. Children should be encouraged to eat whole fruits and educated on the benefit of fiber intake. For instance, where four ounces of apple juice has 60 calories, 13g of sugar and no fiber, a half cup of apple slices has half the calories [30], only 5.5g of sugar and 1.5g of fiber. Read More

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3D-printed ovaries successfully restore mouse's fertility in 'holy grail of bioengineering'

3D-printed ovaries successfully restore mouse's fertility in 'holy grail of bioengineering'

A mouse with 3D-printed ovaries has successfully given birth to healthy pups, according to a new study. The review by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and McCormick School of Engineering found that by evacuating a female mouse' ovary and supplanting it with a bioprosthetic ovary, the mouse could ovulate as well as bring forth solid pups. Read More

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Round of strong storms likely late in the day Sunday

Round of strong storms likely late in the day Sunday

Our FutureCast is now showing us that most of the stronger storms are likely to begin late tomorrow afternoon and should continue through the nighttime hours, even into the early, predawn hours, on Sunday . An isolated tornado can not be ruled out, but it's on the very low end of probabilities. Storms may move into far northwest Alabama as early as mid-afternoon Sunday . Read More

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Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

BOSTON (AP ) — Aaron Judge came running across Fenway Park's right field grass, making his 6-foot-7 frame look a linebacker going for a tackle as he tumbled into the right-field stands to make a catch. He didn't lose consecutive starts last season ( see full recap ). "I think the sinker and the four-seamer and the combination of both was pretty solid today", said Porcello, who lost only four games last season. Read More

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Sessions: Erroneous tax credits to 'mostly Mexicans' could pay for wall

Sessions: Erroneous tax credits to 'mostly Mexicans' could pay for wall

Trump in a recent interview refused to say whether or not he would sign a spending bill that does not include border wall funding, but Cabinet officials have insisted the administration will get money for the wall. "We're gonna defend that order all the way up". People, especially those from Hawaii, were not amused. "Hawaii is, in fact, an island in the Pacific - a handsome one where the Attorney General's granddaughter was born", Justice Department spokesman Ian D. Read More

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Existing home sales soar to highest pace in more than a decade

Existing home sales soar to highest pace in more than a decade

This month's sales pace is 5.9 percentage points above March 2015 and is the fastest SAAR sales pace since February 2007. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast sales increasing 2.5 percent to a pace of 5.60 million units in March. Total housing inventory at the end of March was up 5.8 percent to 1.83 million existing homes available for sale. Properties typically stayed on the market for 34 days in March, a big drop from 45 days in February and 47 days a year ago. Read More

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Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime in Game 1

Edmonton winger Jordan Eberle said that took a toll. "For us, it's tough to get some flow". "The guys who kill (the penalty) are wasting a lot of energy and the guys who aren't are sitting on the bench". Letestu promptly passed it to a streaking Kassian, who barreled in alone and fired a wrist shot low past the blocker of goalie Martin Jones. Lucic then shot again through Jones's pads. Read More

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Janet Jackson shares first photo of baby Eissa

Janet Jackson shares first photo of baby Eissa

The singer said a year ago that her Unbreakable tour was being delayed because she and Mr Al Mana were "planning our family". This first glimpse at Eissa was a much welcomed treat for long time Janet Jackson fans. It's certainly been an eventful year for Janet Jackson . Whether or not Janet mends her relationship with her husband, she appears to be committed to enjoying motherhood. Read More

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State lawmakers add and subtract on the state's premier budget document

State lawmakers add and subtract on the state's premier budget document

Those committee members will determine the final version of the budget by reconciling differences in the House and Senate versions before it is signed into law by Gov. Transgender bathroom access, border security, and abortion are all in the budget. One even proposed tacking onto a $218 billion spending bill a prohibition against using state funds on Trump's border wall. Read More

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UN chief warns US funding cut may have devastating effects

UN chief warns US funding cut may have devastating effects

State Department said it was withholding some $69 million in funding for the fiscal year of 2017, claiming that the United Nations body violated the Kemp-Kasten Amendment - a decades-old provision that prohibits U.S. Instead, the agency offers voluntary family planning to prevent unintended pregnancies which, in turn, empowers girls and women to pursue an education, earn an income, and live more prosperous lives. Read More

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Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

A coffee shop inside the Fifth Avenue store will be closed, but the company said it is looking at ways to keep the Ralph's Coffee brand alive. That includes the Polo label. That store is adjacent to Trump Tower. "We continue to review our store footprint in each market to ensure we have the right distribution and customer experience in place". Read More

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Severe Weather Possible Monday

According to the NWS in Houston, in addition to the severe weather threat, there also is potential for heavy rainfall. As we head into the late morning/early afternoon, we are looking for the storms to begin moving into the western sections of East Texas. Read More

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